We at VAS believe that volunteering is a fantastic thing to do for yourself and your community. Because of this we regularly celebrate volunteers all over Shetland for their efforts and achievements.
Have a look at this award section to find out more about the awards we offer and have offered in the past.

Saltire Awards

Our biggest award-scheme is supported by the Scottish government and nationally recognized by employers. Any volunteer aged 12-25 is eligible to receive a Saltire Award.

You can find out more about the Saltire Awards and how to sign up here.

VAS Volunteering Awards (WiIllin Haands and Peerie Trows Award)

The VAS Volunteering Awards are our new award scheme to recognise all the volunteers who can't claim Saltire Awards. They are nomination-based and hassle-free.

You can find out about the VAS Volunteering Awards here.

Shetland Community Spirit Award

The Shetland Community Spirit Award was held during 2020 and 2021 to recognise people who have gone 'the extra mile' to support and help others during the Covid-19 pandemic.

You can find out more about the Shetland Community Spirit Award here.

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